Delhi’s largest vegetable wholesale market, Azadpur Mandi, witnessed a massive fire incident this evening, creating a spectacle of flames and smoke that could be seen from afar. The fire broke out at a significant section of the market, leading to concerns about potential damage and losses.
Azadpur Mandi, known as the national capital’s largest vegetable market, was the site of this unfortunate incident. Visuals captured from the scene revealed an entire row of sheds ablaze, as thick plumes of smoke billowed into the sky.
In response to the emergency, authorities swiftly dispatched 11 fire trucks to the site to combat the flames and prevent further spread. Firefighters are diligently working to douse the fire and bring the situation under control. Fortunately, there have been no reported injuries at this time.
Preliminary investigations indicate that the fire may have originated in a garbage pile situated behind a tomato vendor’s shop. The exact cause of the blaze is still under scrutiny as officials assess the extent of the damage and work to ensure the safety of the area.
Efforts to contain and extinguish the fire are ongoing, with authorities focused on minimizing any potential disruptions to the market’s operations. The incident serves as a reminder of the critical role played by emergency responders in safeguarding public spaces and infrastructure during unforeseen crises.
As the situation develops, local authorities will continue their efforts to investigate the incident thoroughly and take appropriate measures to prevent such incidents in the future, while also providing support to affected businesses and vendors within Azadpur Mandi.
Sources By Agencies